Thursday October 27th, 2016

Joe Skyles


Joe Skyles

USSSA Playing History Player Page

2015 Interview 

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
SS and 3rd. Prefer SS.

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Hands down Wegman.

Why do you like the game of softball?
Played College Baseball, and it was hard for me to just quit competing. Started playing softball, and really enjoyed the competition.

What is your height and weight?
6'0 220lbs

Where do you call home?
Springfield, MO

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Playing ball or the Lake

What do you do for a living?
Medical Sales Rep

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played Baseball, Basketball and Football in High School. Baseball in College

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Started playing with some friends right out of college, and got picked up by some good teams and moved up.

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Not really. Just try to play the game the right way.

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Making the Major World Series in 2014 was pretty cool.

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
A lot of hitting, and the Gym everyday to get ready for spring.

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
St. Louis Cardinals. I play a lot of Basketball in the winter.

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Wide World of Sports is always nice. But the fields in Springfield Illinois were the nicest to play on.

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Any sports bar works for me.





3 responses to “Joe Skyles”

  1. Potts says:

    Great guy , player , and teammate . Good luck bud

  2. p price says:

    Good luck bro. Hell of a player and and even better teammate.

  3. Bob Oneal says:

    Good Guy ,Great player and hitter , excellent teammate , Good Luck Joe

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